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BMW M5 AC Evaporator Core Replacement

An AC evaporator core replacement is a rather hefty service with a cost that will vary depending on the type of car you drive.

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BMW M5 AC Evaporator Core Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for BMW M5 AC Evaporator Core Replacement is $741. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2015 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 43,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89145
Nov 19, 2020
$635 - $777
2002 BMW M5
5.0L V8 Base • 184,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90020
Nov 18, 2020
$698 - $854
2014 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 71,000 miles
San Jose CA 95117
Nov 6, 2020
$620 - $758
2013 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 120,000 miles
Woodland CA 95776
Nov 5, 2020
$698 - $854
2013 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 92,000 miles
Newport Beach CA 92659
Oct 28, 2020
$647 - $791
2007 BMW M5
5.0L V10 Base • 202,000 miles
Piru CA 93040
Oct 6, 2020
$630 - $770
2015 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 19,000 miles
Lakewood CA 90713
Oct 5, 2020
$681 - $833
2000 BMW M5
5.0L V8 Base • 248,000 miles
Coronado CA 92178
Sep 23, 2020
$721 - $881
2020 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 15,000 miles
Canoga Park CA 91309
Sep 18, 2020
$721 - $881
2013 BMW M5
4.4L V8 Turbo Base • 18,000 miles
San Diego CA 92175
Sep 16, 2020
$617 - $754
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What is an AC Evaporator Core?

Well, let’s start with the basics. Like, the super basics. AC stands for air conditioning. Hopefully, you knew that already. With that out of the way, let’s get to the evaporator core, which is a really big part of your air conditioning system. How important is the AC evaporator core? Well, it’s the part of the air conditioning system that’s responsible for, you know, making the air cold. Or at least one of them. That seems like it might be an important thing, yeah? So, how’s it work? Well, I won’t bother you with all the ins and outs, because, frankly, I don’t think you really care that much. But we’ll cover the basics. Liquid refrigerant is metered into the evaporator core by an expansion valve or orifice tube. Inside the evaporator, the refrigerant is transformed into a gas (hence the name evaporator). At the same time, the blower motor is pushing warm air across the evaporator. And because the evaporator is a heat exchanger, it absorbs the heat, keeping you cool. And that’s how you keep from leaving sweat marks all over your nice car seats. Evaporators are extremely durable, and you usually won’t ever have to replace yours. But, hey, you just never know what could go wrong.
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Symptoms of a failing AC Evaporator Core

Air conditioner isn’t working

If your AC evaporator is busted, your air conditioning system doesn’t really have a way of producing cold air. Unless it’s a frigid day, and you turn on your fans, you simply won’t have a way of getting cold air into your cabin. The temperature of the air depends on how broken the AC evaporator is. If it’s just starting to go, you might still get some cold air, it will just be like a brisk spring day amount of cold, rather than dead of winter cold. If the AC evaporator is fully busted, then say goodbye to any level of cold air.

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How urgent is an AC Evaporator Core replacement?

Well, that really depends. How important is air conditioning to you?

A busted AC evaporator isn’t going to make your car any less safe to drive. It’s just going to make it miserable on a hot day. Totally your choice.

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